Bird's Eye View on Real Estate

Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker Preferred Properties
Toni Bird Sells Real Estate in Hoover and the Greater Birmingham Alabama Area.



Home Buyer Tax Credit - Income Limits   I was talking to a client the other day.  She lives in what we in Hoover, Alabama would call an "upper bracket" neighborhood.  Now I realize what is considered Upper Bracket in California or NYC or Washington D.C., pricewise is not the same as the greater B...
Home Buyer Tax Credit - Who Can Qualify   I've spoken to several people lately about the Home Buyer Tax Credit.  Most people think it is ONLY for first time home buyers, and that WAS the case up until 11/6/2009 when they expanded it to include people who currently own a house and want a new one. ...
This Absolutely Stunning Home in Creel's Crossing is waiting for you! $253,050.00   1010 Creel Drive is 3 years young and looks like BRAND NEW! Extra wide foyer stairs ascend to present an amazing space which includes gleaming hardwoods floors, soaring ceilings, arched doorways, and oil rubbed br...
Home Buyer Tax Credit - Can I Sell the Homestead to My Children   In the last year I have run into several parents who want to see their grown children, especially those just getting out of college, take advantage of the tax credit. I have helped several clients buy their first new house.  It has...
Home Buyer Tax Credit - What Is It? We've been hearing about "the home buyer's tax credit" for a while and those of us in the housing industry are pretty familiar with it, however, if you don't deal with it every day, you may not know.  If you're thinking about buying a home you DEFINITELY want t...
Buying A Home - Where Should I Live So you've heard all the hype about the 1st Time Home Buyer's Tax Credit - $8000 in your pocket - and you've decided that it IS a good time to buy a home. But WHERE?  You may have heard the saying Location, Location, Location. With over a million people in the G...
Home Sales - Hoover Alabama Hoover, Alabama - had lots to cheer about as the Hoover High football team took the 6A State Championship in December 2009.  And, that same weekend we got a dusting of SNOW!! What was the Real Estate market like in December 2009?  Well with all that football, snow, and...
The Oak Mountain area is located in North Shelby County, bordered by Oak Mountain and Double Oak Mountain on the south and the Cahaba River on the North. Many homes have fabulous views and Oak Mountain State park borders many of the properties. The older neighborhoods have large trees and this va...
Welcome to Homewood - a thriving community in itself and just a short commute to Birmingham city center.   In Homewood you will find a wide range of properties to choose from - well liked for its cottages and old world influence many homes date back to the 20's-40's.  Charming neighborhoods with ...
CNN Money magazine ranked Alabaster Alabama as #85 on the 100 best places to live in the US.  The city is also one of the fastest growing - in the last 10 years, Alabaster has increased its size by 60%.  What is the Real Estate market like in Alabaster, Alabama?  There were 28 closed sales in Al...

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